Not a lot else. Brexit that dominated the news for two or more years has been forgotten as only food stores and chemists are open in the UK. We’ve been told to stay at home due to coronavirus for at minimum 3 weeks.
For the regular readers out there, you may have realised my running has taken a back seat. The weight piled on a Christmas, which I then dropped in the following month. Some challenging times recently has seen the exercise slump and some poor food choices made. Continue reading “Do something every day”
For several months I have been focusing on my running and cycling, that has meant neglecting my standard BMF sessions. Whilst attending said standard BMF session, there came a time to do some planks and side planks. These were held from between 30 secs to a minute, in which many times I put my knees down, dropped my hips, or made general noises that there was something uncomfortable under my elbow, to my shame was a just a reason to take a rest as I couldn’t hold the positions. Continue reading “The Core – the body’s force transfer centre & running”
What genre is it? Drum & Bass, dubstep, probably breakbeat. From the duo from Belfast that made their name blogging about rare dance records, a slow and hard to pinpoint track that’s more sunrise than sunset, which you may have caught on a TV advert. Continue reading “The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 40”
Here’s a list of races that are held annually and are mostly on closed roads in Central London. These are big races that give you a unique London experience.
There are a lot of other half marathons and 10ks in and around London, but they often cover the same routes particularly the River Thames around Kingston, Richmond and Hampton or the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and are on open roads on footpaths and pavements/sidewalks. These routes can be enjoyed at any other time and no cost, so have not been included here.
I’ve not been blogging over the last few months. A slump in my running and general fitness has resulted in a slum in my writing. The marathon blues and a dodgy groin have had me struggling. I’m on the way back with shorter runs and cycling to work. I lost 5kg in January! Continue reading “A Change of Direction”